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EJ Dionne @EJDionne Washington, D.C.

Wash Post Georgetown Brookings NPR MSNBC. Author of "Code Red: How Progressives and Moderates Can Unite to Save Our Country." Preorder here: https://t.co/PdzzCNf3pm

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“Syria is complicated but this is simple.” @RepAdamSchiff’s line on #Trump’s truly catastrophic policy is exactly r… https://t.co/JU1oC4VX3WA very important story: “Turf War Blocked CFPB From Helping Fix Student Loan Forgiveness Program.” ⁦@NPR⁩ https://t.co/irKPkcLmRcRead @EJDionne on why the 2010 #CitizensUnited decision "created a clear path for unlimited amounts of foreign mone… https://t.co/MO0ekF84uT
Retweeted by EJ Dionne🗓️COMING SOON🗓️ Join @PRRIpoll & panelists @robertpjones, @JoyAnnReid, @EJDionne, @JRubinBlogger & @BillGalston a… https://t.co/qfInKi834U
Retweeted by EJ DionneI look forward to continuing the conversation about these important issues. Grateful for the assistance of so many… https://t.co/NaRRRULA3z
Retweeted by EJ Dionne“Everything Republicans should stop lecturing us about.” (Of course it won’t stop them.) An excellent compendium fr… https://t.co/DNLFu8KbZ4“Bolton described Giuliani, one of the scheme’s ringleaders, as ‘a hand grenade who’s going to blow everybody up’.”… https://t.co/klszi5cVIt
10/15
2019
#Trump’s “acquiescence to Turkey’s move to send troops” into Syria...”turned into a bloody carnage...Rarely has a p… https://t.co/ZPRtt650C0The task of the impeachment inquiry is rid the country of a dangerous leader but also to make clear that his venali… https://t.co/9Bqf4BOUVo
Retweeted by EJ DionneThis @gcaw piece on the disaster #Trump has created for the Kurds & our security is excellent and his #Ghostbustershttps://t.co/Q2ldNwPHteThanks @DLeonhardt for shouting out my friend Tom Mann’s v-good 2001 piece (below) suggesting that Clinton’s impeac… https://t.co/tIu6ezwKzyThe task of the impeachment inquiry is rid the country of a dangerous leader but also to make clear that his venali… https://t.co/9Bqf4BOUVo#CitizensUnited created a clear path for foreign meddling in our elections, as the recent indictments of… https://t.co/tUQc0WVxFLGotta love this line in the middle of @JacksonDiehl’s catalogue of #Trump’s foreign policy blunders: “This is the p… https://t.co/SQwl7imGh2“Trump’s decision to give Erdogan the green light to invade completely blindsided not just our Kurdish allies but a… https://t.co/4hmwLlUB0D @PeteButtigieg"The task of the impeachment inquiry is to bring home the breadth of Trump’s venality and self-dealing. The goal sh… https://t.co/CFEAZPigq7
Retweeted by EJ DionneThe goal [of #ImpeachmentInquiry ] should be not only to rid the country of a dangerous leader but also to show how… https://t.co/JQnZhvD6lD
Retweeted by EJ Dionne#Trump is the culmination of all that has gone wrong in our politics. The task of the impeachment inquiry is rid th… https://t.co/64rAEi8i0H
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10/14
2019
#Trump is the culmination of all that has gone wrong in our politics. The task of the impeachment inquiry is rid th… https://t.co/64rAEi8i0H
10/13
2019
In honor of National Coming Out Day, Everton Blair, a member of the Gwinnett County, Georgia Board of Education, ha… https://t.co/lZQQXQaQTU
Retweeted by EJ DionneVulnerable GOP Senators up for re-election in 2020 are whipsawed between their awareneness that swing voters are tu… https://t.co/lCstAFDit5Should the Guinness World Records book create a new category? “At rally, #Trump tells 5 big lies in under 3 minute… https://t.co/QJMWC7bnVpGod bless your mom! And thanks for your great work. https://t.co/H4vWGAPxrKProminent conservative lawyer, Harvard professor, and Solicitor General under Ronald Reagan, Charles Fried “This ma… https://t.co/atDttbDM6T
Retweeted by EJ DionneA reminder of the stakes: “#Trump is declaring absolute authority to use extraordinarily corrupt means to avoid fac… https://t.co/MXlHnKu9sEThis whole scheme looks more and more like con men conning con men who happen to run the most powerful government in world history.
Retweeted by EJ DionneMy new one @slate: Foreign interference is a feature not a bug of the Trump Presidency, as today’s campaign finance… https://t.co/ovmfEF1Qls
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10/11
2019
Given #Trump’s patent abuses, the facts are his enemy. He knows this, which is why he is trying to starve the impea… https://t.co/SKzKtWJ2GlInsight from @ejdionne: 'The higher the ratio of facts to rhetoric, the worse it is for Trump. He surely knows this… https://t.co/Q1BRLDPC0U
Retweeted by EJ Dionne#Trump is in the weakest position of his term with polls moving against him. This explains his lawless, partisan ra… https://t.co/AL8qIH6v8QWhen 18 percent of Republicans say #Trump should be removed, Mr. I-Only-Care-About-the-Base must be petrified that… https://t.co/3DMA9YgdKd
Retweeted by EJ Dionne"Democrats have to combine toughness with sobriety. Given Trump’s patent abuses, the facts are their friends....the… https://t.co/LvcoeZuX1N
Retweeted by EJ DionneWhen 18 percent of Republicans say #Trump should be removed, Mr. I-Only-Care-About-the-Base must be petrified that… https://t.co/3DMA9YgdKd
10/10
2019
There are two paths for holding President Trump to account for his abuses: one through the Senate; the other, throu… https://t.co/yiMWs5BvX1“May repeatedly intoned that no deal is better than a bad deal. It is not: it is the worst of all possible outcomes… https://t.co/0KfcUlnpZNJoin us! https://t.co/W2ZGGooq3v"It's very dangerous for Trump...to have 2 top Cabinet officials pulled into this," says @EJDionne. "The more top o… https://t.co/xKDnZnqdG2
Retweeted by EJ DionneIf #Trump’s Ukraine call “were fine, there’d be no reason to block Sondland from shedding more light on events illu… https://t.co/iSH577pd1IOnly one courageous whistle-blower protected our nation from the success of this operation. An important and soberi… https://t.co/NmoIW4Y3NU“By almost any measure, U.S. citizens no longer share a common lived experience. Men age 25 to 54 in Arlington, Va.… https://t.co/MIQk8tsha4“His every response to impeachment proves its necessity.” @jonathanchait on the #Trump White House’s bizarre lette… https://t.co/yWhh1h07VJStrong piece by @tribelaw calling on House Democrats to press ahead with impeaching Trump while simultaneously push… https://t.co/Xnbtn1RncK
Retweeted by EJ DionneIn New York City you never know what you’re going to run into when you walk out your office door at the end of the… https://t.co/zAFjALIaZo
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10/9
2019
Why we should not be surprised by the sharp public shift against #Trump. Re-upping my column yesterday showing tha… https://t.co/IrPN4ZiW0zImpeachment gaining ground with the public: By a margin of 58 percent to 38 percent, Americans say the House was co… https://t.co/dSI3BDcFKGNo competition https://t.co/WauDjm9vWS
Retweeted by EJ DionneWhom the gods would totally destroy, they first make mad. Second, they obliterate. Third, Republicans express concern. @realDonaldTrump
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10/8
2019
After #Trump’s tweet about his “great and unmatched wisdom,” let’s make the #25thAmendment go viral (if it hasn’t… https://t.co/aG0WmXq4prAgree with @joshrogin that our government should stand up for human and political rights in China. But as an @NBA f… https://t.co/5Jp2ZSevJBOne more point on Pompeo's comments: By comparing what Trump is doing to an exchange of "X" for "Y", he acknowledge… https://t.co/KVwVjzWNCY
Retweeted by EJ DionneThe Chinese government is exerting pressure in the U.S. and other countries to silence discussion of human rights a… https://t.co/3tbNs2DQIo
Retweeted by EJ DionneThose advancing the case for impeachment believe that, whether the Senate acts against #Trump or not, it’s importan… https://t.co/7KGQx1yXrk
Retweeted by EJ DionneCON + BREX = 46% LAB + LIBDEM = 46% But a division of this sort could let the Tories win a lot of seats with less… https://t.co/4NWFP3bL5Othe poll that never moves is moving https://t.co/fU3Q8HfOOe
Retweeted by EJ DionneThose advancing the case for impeachment believe that, whether the Senate acts against #Trump or not, it’s importan… https://t.co/7KGQx1yXrkColin Powell: “The Republican Party has got to get a grip on itself. … When they see things that are not right, the… https://t.co/O5pD82SNxp“Now that Trump got caught in these extraordinarily corrupt acts, he’s trying to cast them as the right thing to do… https://t.co/KPTlh0bMe1Robert Kuttner @rkuttnerwrites presents THE STAKES: 2020 and the Survival of American Democracy, in conversation wi… https://t.co/nFdjTwjQV9
Retweeted by EJ DionneThose counseling against impeachment say it will only rile up #Trump’s famous “base.” But guess what? That base is… https://t.co/5nNeP69Qhn
Retweeted by EJ DionneThose counseling against impeachment say it will only rile up #Trump’s famous “base.” But guess what? That base is… https://t.co/5nNeP69Qhn“It is no longer surprising to see President Trump wielding the government as an instrument purely for his personal… https://t.co/r1nlZyT5a1#TrumpSlump "Economically minded working-class Trump voters will notice that his signature promise to restore manu… https://t.co/YTFrxSPDrc
Retweeted by EJ DionneAn irony: We who favor impeachment respect #Trump’s backers more than those who counsel against it. #Trump’s base… https://t.co/UMxkgTiJnU
Retweeted by EJ Dionne @newsbusters Thanks for your reply. My point: calling out the president’s lies is often called “partisan” when it i… https://t.co/TRTyrNVzqn
10/7
2019
An irony: We who favor impeachment respect #Trump’s backers more than those who counsel against it. #Trump’s base… https://t.co/UMxkgTiJnUOf course this isn’t what I said. But @newsbusters kindly offers the transcript. I said the media cannot treat trut… https://t.co/Htgw0dYDKmRobert Kuttner @rkuttnerwrites presents THE STAKES: 2020 and the Survival of American Democracy, in conversation wi… https://t.co/hk1uuy90NT
Retweeted by EJ Dionne.@EJDionne Excellent Point On @amjoyshow Media needs to address other things going on in the background while tru… https://t.co/bdjprRV23F
Retweeted by EJ Dionne#amjoy I agree w @EJDionne that the Trump Base (Cult45) is smaller than people think, BUT GOP ideas are so unpopula… https://t.co/cact2IdMXd
Retweeted by EJ DionneI’ll be back on @amjoyshow on @MSNBC with @CapehartJ in a few minutes. https://t.co/z2i6H4TesSHappy to be joining @CapehartJ on the @amjoyshow on @MSNBC this morning at about 10:50 AM Eastern time. Join us!
10/6
2019
“Pope Francis has made it clear that he is not afraid of the small but increasingly vocal chorus of American critic… https://t.co/D9Ffv7KGTd
10/5
2019
The irony of the economic news is that #Trump’s core economic promise to PA, MICH, WISC, OHIO was that he’d restore… https://t.co/ndHfex8LmR“To sum up, Pence was asked whether the aid was being held up over the Biden probes, and he answered by reciting th… https://t.co/IwkTrmnSaRPersonal and political corruption typically go hand-in-hand. They also often involve hypocrisy. We need to know muc… https://t.co/2yRjHcE1Db“The president’s telephone conversation on July 25 was the culmination of a whole process by which Trump and [Rudy]… https://t.co/HsUiMGkTSt
10/4
2019
House Dems won their majority because voters wanted to check #Trump. Their time is now. Rep @KatherineClark: “We ar… https://t.co/KGDoB3bDO1Good @JRubinBlogger piece on @JoeBiden’s much-needed speech. Biden has no choice but to be very aggressive against… https://t.co/pmzmvNPAUrGood @ThePlumLineGS piece on how court fights with #Trump from now on could go better for the House. https://t.co/GgXIGTgzy9Today's conduct AGAIN asking a foreign power to investigate a rival and interfere with US elections constitutes an… https://t.co/fmtX3j5di4
Retweeted by EJ DionneSomething important changed inside the Democratic Party once the Gordian knot of impeachment was cut. And… https://t.co/Zh4oCid6RoThe shift in public opinion toward impeachment is breaktaking but not surprising. #Trump’s irrational ravings will… https://t.co/23CCd9XZ5wIf you like your politics orderly and by the numbers, and if you can’t stand having to come to terms with people of… https://t.co/DDGU1VoxnY
10/3
2019
"Nothing could be worse for our constitutional system [than] for Congress to sit by timidly in the face of clear ev… https://t.co/JMqYPEV1j9
Retweeted by EJ DionneIt has come to this, says @ThePlumLineGS: #Trump claims he “can shut down any lawful investigation of himself, for… https://t.co/gDD07sF56lHow #impeachment changes the balance of power: Before, #Trump stonewalling made House Dems look ineffectual. Now,… https://t.co/yAi5Pxk9eB.@SpeakerPelosi is using this news conference to make clear that #impeachment should not get in the way of actions… https://t.co/DS0zG3Etu3Good that @AdamSchiff just spoke of the murder of #JamalKhashoggi and the need to stand up for freedom of expressio… https://t.co/hyeUUlLOdrPolitics is a tough. We move so fast from personal issues to their political implications that we sometimes forget… https://t.co/iq7rEhJoje
10/2
2019
“What if Barr’s activities — whether by coincidence or design — end up chilling how intelligence officials respond… https://t.co/SczedzvIqrI have had the privilege of moderating a lot of great discussions over the years. But thanks to my colleagues, this… https://t.co/x9GqP1cwLd.@EJDionne: "The conversation with the Ukrainian leader just showed that [Trump] has learned nothing in his time as… https://t.co/0i8oP5hhOA
Retweeted by EJ DionneI’ll be joining @Lawrence on @TheLastWord @MSNBC with @stengel in a few minutes talking #Impeachment, #Trump & #MitchMcConnell. Join us.
10/1
2019
Unfortunately, Goldilocks never wrote a manual for how to impeach #Trump. But her “just right” challenge applies to… https://t.co/WqjbUXommuDemocrats have the momentum with their impeachment push, and now they should and must act like it. Correct from… https://t.co/cKuaPUslTP
Retweeted by EJ DionneThanks Jeff! https://t.co/0jqujBWZrGIt would have been Constitutionally irresponsible for Congress to sit by timidly in the face of clear evidence of… https://t.co/72qZuxFBnU
Retweeted by EJ DionneA key aspect of the #UkraineScandal: “it’s an epic example of how Trump has destroyed U.S. diplomacy in places arou… https://t.co/kibFMbVaZ1There is a real cost when we fail to push back against #Trump and his allies for using words however they wish with… https://t.co/ksiqoI8KbZ
9/30
2019

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